Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.
2 Kings 4:12
And he said to Gehazi his servant, Call this Shunammite. And he called her, and she stood before him.
Simon the Cananaean, and Judas the Iscariote, who also delivered him up.
Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you the twelve? and of you one is a devil.
But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.
And during supper, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas son of Simon, Iscariote, that he should deliver him up,
But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,
A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.
And the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.
Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?
and put aside for himself part of the price, his wife also being privy to it; and having brought a certain part, laid it at the feet of the apostles.
As the lord liveth
2 Kings 6:31
And he said, God do so, and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall remain on him this day!
Thou shalt not idly utter the name of Jehovah thy God; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that idly uttereth his name.
1 Samuel 14:39
For, as Jehovah liveth, who has saved Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall certainly die. And no one answered him among all the people.
Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.
For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.
But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.
Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!
And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.
2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved the present age, and is gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;
for this might have been sold for much and been given to the poor.